shamrock


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sham·rock

 (shăm′rŏk′)
n.
1. A plant having compound leaves with three small leaflets, especially a clover or wood sorrel.
2. The compound leaf of one of these plants.
3. A representation of one of these plants or leaves, used as a national emblem of Ireland.

[Irish Gaelic seamróg, diminutive of seamar, clover, from Middle Irish semar; probably akin to Old Norse smári, clover, and of non-Indo-European substrate origin.]

shamrock

(ˈʃæmˌrɒk)
n
(Plants) a plant having leaves divided into three leaflets, variously identified as the wood sorrel, red clover, white clover, and black medick: the national emblem of Ireland
[C16: from Irish Gaelic seamrōg, diminutive of seamar clover]

sham•rock

(ˈʃæm rɒk)

n.
any of several trifoliate plants, as the wood sorrel, Oxalis acetosella, or a small, pink-flowered clover, Trifolium repens minus, but esp. Trifolium procumbens, a small, yellow-flowered clover: the national emblem of Ireland.
[1565–75; < Irish seamróg]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shamrock - creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leavesshamrock - creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage
clover, trefoil - a plant of the genus Trifolium
2.shamrock - Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowersshamrock - Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowers
oxalis, sorrel, wood sorrel - any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis
3.shamrock - clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowersshamrock - clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock
clover, trefoil - a plant of the genus Trifolium
Translations
trojlístek
kolmiapila

shamrock

[ˈʃæmrɒk] Ntrébol m

shamrock

[ˈʃæmrɒk] ntrèfle m (emblème national de l'Irlande)

shamrock

nKlee m; (= leaf)Kleeblatt nt

shamrock

[ˈʃæmˌrɒk] ntrifoglio
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